Network Rail has completed its extensions of the platforms at Martins Heron station in Berkshire, part of its £800 million Waterloo & South West Upgrade that will see new, longer trains running between Waterloo and Reading.
Network Rail South East Route manages the 2,000 miles of railway from London Victoria, Charing Cross, London Bridge, St Pancras and Cannon Street into South London, Kent, Sussex, and Surrey. A quarter of all the trains in the country run on our route, with more than 5,100 services every weekday (1.8m in total last year). More than 510m people travel with us every year and we employ more than 3,000 staff to keep them moving. Train operators in the region are Southeastern, Govia Thameslink Railway, Eurostar and London Overground Rail Operations Ltd (LOROL).
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Network Rail pledges to recruit an extra 140 new apprentices to its award-winning Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme, with 24 places available across Anglia.
Timelapse footage captured by Network Rail shows the incredible progress made in just one month as the rebuilding of London Bridge station moves into its final phase.
Network Rail has today (Wednesday 5 October) launched a new smartphone app at the Deaf Info exhibition held in Lowestoft, Suffolk, part of the Deaf UK 50+ annual holiday and attended by over 400 members of the older deaf community.
Residents are invited to an information event to find out more about plans to close a pedestrian level crossing in Waltham Cross and replace it with a footbridge.
Residents in Chandler’s Ford, Hampshire, will soon benefit from a safer railway crossing as Network Rail prepares to replace the current level crossing with a new footbridge.
New figures from Network Rail¹ reveal that 14pc report a near miss or accident when using their mobile phone around the transport network.
New figures from Network Rail¹ reveal that 15pc report a near miss or accident when using their mobile phone around the transport network.
Network Rail has appealed to students at Brockenhurst College to stay safe when near or using the railway, during a special safety day held at the college today (Thursday, 29 September).
Network Rail and South West Trains are today launching a campaign asking passengers to plan ahead for major changes taking place at London’s Waterloo station between 5-28 August 2017, as they continue to deliver an £800 million upgrade to the station and the railway, and the biggest investment in the London station for 80 years.